BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,401 new confirmed COVID cases and seven additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state has is now 622,662. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,068.READ MORE: 'We'll Take Extra Precautions': Provincetown Travelers Wary After Recent COVID Cluster
There were 57,829 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Car Parade In Wilmington Celebrates WWII Veteran's 100th Birthday
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.42%.
There are 714 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, which is an increase of 15 since Monday. There are 165 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: 3 Taken To Hospital With 'Serious Injuries' After Rollover Crash In Dracut
There are an estimated 35,857 active cases in Massachusetts.